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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 21st, 2018

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Doris Jo Battaglia Peirce, 83, Gainesville
Doris Jo Battaglia Peirce of Gainesville, Ga. passed away Sunday January 21, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, after a lengthy illness.   Doris was bor ...
Alexander A. Corso, Gainesville
Xander had style! It was not just his shoulder-length hair (the best in the family), or the funny hats he used to hide it away (Ushankas and Beanies alike) that made him speci ...
James Edward Smith, 79, Gainesville
Mr. James Edward Smith, 79, of Gainesville passed away January 21, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.   Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. o ...
George Sullivan, 78, Gainesville
  Mr. George Sullivan, 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018.   Arrangements are incomplete at this time.   Memorial Park Fune ...

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Madelyn Jones Jackson, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Madelyn Jones Jackson, age 79, of Jefferson Georgia, who passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 in Commerce, Georgia. Mrs. Jackson w ...
Willie Carlton Wooten, 70, Commerce
Willie Carlton Wooten, age 70 of Commerce, GA passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at his residence.   Born on June 08, 1947 in Cannon, GA, he was the son of the late Richa ...

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Dr. Elner Cordingley Bellon, 87, Loudon, TN
  Dr. Elner Cordingley Bellon, 87, former resident of Loudon, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018 of medical complications. Born in Ashton, Idaho, Elener C ...

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Powell J. Dyer, 70, Cleveland
Mr. Powell J. Dyer, age 70 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home o ...
Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73
Singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73 after spending days on a ventilator due to the coronavirus in Nashville, Tennessee
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died